This is a region at the heart of art!
Aberdeenshire continues to attract the world’s top artists, musicians, actors and comedians.
Arts Centre and Theatre Aberdeen
Arts Centre and Theatre Aberdeen is a theatre located on King Street. The 350 seater auditorium regularly plays host to music and drama events and is the focus for much of Aberdeen’s amateur dramatic activities.
The elegant Beach Ballroom is a venue which has been creating memorable moments for thousands of Aberdonians its entire lifetime. There’s a stunning Art Deco Main Ballroom plus four other great rooms to pick from.
What is now Belmont Filmhouse was built in 1896 as a trades hall. It is now an independent cinema in the heart of the city; showcasing films from around the world, from quality crowd-pleasers to esoteric arthouse works.
Ceramika is an exciting paint-it-yourself ceramic studio that offers a range of activities. The venue also puts on a number of workshops, classes working with clay, jewellery classes, painting and drawing and glass painting.
The Hall is regularly hired by cultural organisations and features a busy programme of concerts and recitals. It hosts the popular Lunchbreak Concert series run in association with the University of Aberdeen.
The park has many artefacts including a bandstand, fountains and statues. Within the park is the Winter Gardens, which were rebuilt in 1970. These house many exotic plants including the largest collection of cacti in Britain.
Gallery at Fifty Five
Gallery at Fifty Five is a contemporary art gallery and picture framer in Aberdeen who have established a reputation for showcasing and supplying high quality original Scottish art as well as high quality frame-making service.
A unique and effective combination of gallery space and open framing workshop. It has been designed to make the process of browsing art or placing a framing order, an uncomplicated and pleasant experience.
Junction Arts is a firm favourite for those looking for unique original art and design. There’s a special emphasis on supporting local talent it has grown to support artists and designers from across the UK.
King’s Museum lies at the heart of the University’s Old Aberdeen campus. As well as being Scotland’s newest museum, it may also be the oldest as its origins lie in a museum collection established in King’s College in 1727.
Newave Gallery is an art gallery and studio which creates opportunities to promote talented emerging and established artists. The Gallery looks to seek out and develop new ways of introducing art to a wide audience of art lovers.
Oil and Glass
The Oil and Glass studio specialises in Visual Arts and Kilnformed Glass, all of which is created in house by artist Shelagh Swanson in the basement glass art studio. The studio offers introduction to fused glass workshops.
Peacock Visual Arts
The leading contemporary visual arts organisation in Aberdeen and the North East of Scotland, bringing artists and the public together through exhibitions‚ events‚ talks‚ residencies‚ film screenings‚ gigs and workshops.
St Andrew’s Cathedral
The remains of St Andrew’s Cathedral, which was Scotland’s largest cathedral and most magnificent church, show how impressive it used to be. There are splendid views from the very top of St Rule’s Tower.
St Machar’s Cathedral
St Machar’s Cathedral is located to the north of Aberdeen city centre and dates back to 12th century with unique heraldic ceiling and fortified west front. This ancient site continues to be a living place of worship.
The Butterworth Gallery
The Butterworth Gallery, a 3 star family run visitor attraction situated in the heart of stunning Royal Deeside, showcases original fine art, giclees and prints by artists Howard Butterworth and daughter Mary Butterworth.
The Inverurie Panto
This semi-professional production places a large emphasis on production values ensuring the shows feature spectacular effects, state of the art lighting, custom design sets and fantastic mix of music, dance and local humour.
The Lost Gallery
The Lost Gallery is set deep in the beguiling tranquillity of Glen Nochty, a delightful drive through the woodland that surrounds Upper Donside. The gallery housed in a 19th century farmhouse that crouches low on Moss Hill.
The Rendezvous Gallery
Having been in its present location on Forest Avenue for 40 years, the Rendezvous Gallery has established itself as a highly experienced and knowledgeable source for Scottish Art from 1880 to the present including contemporary artists.
The Tivoli is a Grade I listed theatre in Aberdeen, with regeneration currently underway to transform it into a vibrant addition to the city’s arts scene. As a theatre, the Tivoli hosted some of the country’s best-known performers.
True North is Aberdeen’s festival of music and song, celebrating the North East’s singer songwriter tradition and providing a platform for the very best music and song, from ballads to contemporary classics.